Steam fanboys rejoice! Or maybe not…
2011 is behind us, and the yearly breakdown of BitTorrent traffic of the most pirated software of the year has been released.
The Original Crysis recently released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as a downloadable title. For the first time, console gamers have their chance to experience the original Crysis in all it’s glory. Well, not all it’s glory, but it’s an excellent looking title ...
Ask any pc gamer if they thought Crysis would be possible on consoles with quality comparable to the original version and they likely would have laughed in your face. The game has been the benchmark for PC gaming this generation, and at the game’s launch ...
Today is the day that the original Crysis heads to console. Available today on the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Store, Crytek’s original masterpiece gives new found fans of the franchise the opportunity to play what many considered the best looking game of this generation. ...
New gameplay footage has surfaced for the original Crysis on consoles, alongside an official release date for the shooter. The gameplay, which originally aired on Gamespot takes you through one of the early levels in the console version of the game. Also outed was the ...
Wondering what Crysis will look like when it releases on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in October? Thankfully Crytek has sent over a batch of new images that flex some CryEngine 3 muscle. The game which was announced in a recent trailer, has been ...
There had been speculation that Crytek’s 2007 shooter, Crysis, would be heading to current generation consoles. Last night these rumors were confirmed with a full trailer reveal showing that the game will be headed to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this October. While to ...
Last night Electronic Arts posted their Q1 earnings report, and it appears that business has been good for the publishing giant. Blockbuster franchises like Portal 2, Crysis 2, and FIFA 11 led the way for the publisher with all three games becoming multi-million sellers in ...
It is rare that part 1 of a series comes out after the sequel, but on consoles, Crytek is about to make it happen. It has recently been discovered that the ESRB has given the original ‘Crysis’ for both PS3 and Xbox 360 a ‘Mature’ ...
Today, Crytek released the much anticipated “DX11 Ultra Upgrade” for Crysis 2 PC players and judging from the video below, damn. Had Crysis 2 looked this good on my play-through with the console version I might have been able to overlook the game’s mediocre story, ...
Crytek explored a new direction with its Crysis franchise in the development process for Crysis 2. With the original Crysis being a game that made a name for itself by literally being unplayable by large segments of the gaming community, Crytek looked to make the ...
If anyone thought Crysis 2‘s graphics weren’t up to snuff, they’ll soon be putting their money where their mouth is. Crytek has announced that the highly anticipated DX11 patch will be available after the PC patch version 1.9 releases next week. The patch will consist of ...
The Crysis 2 Decimation Map Pack Quietly Crept into circulation while the gaming world recovers from E3 2011. The pack which went live a couple of days ago includes five new multiplayer maps and two new weapons to be used in the multiplayer component of ...
I had a lot of fun being strong, fast and invisible in Crysis 2. In fact, I pumped in around 25 hours into the 360 multiplayer beta/demo alone. Yes, that was more “Skyline” than any healthy individual would endure voluntarily.
Today the first DLC add on for Crysis 2 hits Xbox 360 and PC. The Realiation Map Pack features four new iconic locations to the already Robust set of maps included in Crysis 2.
Back in April, we posted leaked screenshots of a new multiplayer map pack for Crysis 2 entitled “Retaliation,” and until now no other details surfaced. Tonight the official trailer for The Crysis 2 Retaliation Map Pack hit the net. The recently released trailer showcases four new maps: Park Avenue, Transit, Shipyard, and Compound. The maps are supported across all multiplayer game types.
Crytek has big things planned for Crysis 2 and the CryEngine 3 this summer. The mod scene surrounding Crysis will happy to know that Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, has posted an announcement that outlines plans for editing tools coming for Crysis 2 later this year.
Crysis 2 recently launched for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 and we’ve just gotten word of the first details of the first map pack DLC for the game. Titled “Retaliation”, the map pack is rumored to include four new maps. Our tipster included a bunch of screenshots for the map pack but didn’t hint at a release date for the upcoming DLC for Crysis 2.
Crytek has announced that it is officially working on a Direct X11 patch for Crysis 2. No details have been announced about the patch, so what to expect from the much wanted compatibility is up in the air.
Let me start off by saying that I was a big fan of Crysis 2. It was a day one buy for me (Xbox 360) and I have no regrets. That being said, after spending some quality time with the game, as much as I was impressed, I see far more potential to be had.
Crysis 2 and Killzone 3 are two of the best shooters of 2011 thus far, both offering jaw dropping visuals and plenty of visceral first person action. With two games of this caliber, it’s only fair to put them side by side to see who comes out on top.
Crysis 2 is the latest and greatest first person shooter to have been released in 2011, and recent sales numbers indicate that the game is most popular on the Xbox 360. According to the sales figures the Xbox 360 accounts for 57% of the total sales for the game in its first week.
Eventhough resourceful PC gamers have already found workarounds to some of the issues that have been affecting Crysis 2, an update has been released that fixes some of the early issues that players have complained about.
Leading up to its release Crysis 2 received many criticisms, reviewers and gamers at multiple gaming sites examined demo codes of the game and came to one conclusion: Crysis 2 looked better on the Xbox 360.
Crysis was one of the last bastion’s of the PC community when it comes to gaming on the PC. Crytek caught a lot of heat when it was announced that Crysis 2 would be headed to consoles, and even more so when the multiplayer had changed significantly from PC versions of the original.
Many people might have noticed that the PlayStation 3 version of Crysis 2 comes complete with a slightly blurry picture when compared to its other console counterparts. On the My Crysis forums, a user seems to have fixed the blur by changing settings on his PS3.
Crysis 2 released yesterday, and with it most major online publications have passed judgement on the shooter from Crytek. Crysis 2 now stands as the highest rated FPS of this year beating out the likes of Killzone 3, Bulletstorm, and Homefront which all released in the first quarter of 2011 as well.
Crysis 2 has been released and many critics have agreed that the game looks amazing. If you’re still on the fence about what version of the game to get, our friends at Lens of Truth have started a comparison series for the game.
In Crysis 2 the world has been ravaged by a series of climatic disasters and society is on the verge of total breakdown. Now the aliens have returned, with a full invasion force bent on nothing less than the total annihilation of mankind, starting by trying to rip the heart out of Earth’s most iconic city.
One of the more popular gameplay comparisons to be bouncing around the web today is the Crysis 2 vs Killzone 3 debate. And rightfully so, the two games both in the same genre, and releasing in such close proximity to one another are sure to have consumers debating which to choose when facing a tough decision at the checkout line.
Crysis 2 is getting ready to release on March 22nd, and with that a whole new market of gamers will get to experience the Crysis franchise. When it was originally released back in 2007, CryEngine 2 made minced meat out of graphics cards of the time.
The opening moments of Crysis 2 have been found on Youtube. The brief cutscene depicts a country in turmoil, riots in the streets, among other chaos. The world has been ravaged by a series of climatic disasters and society is on the verge of total breakdown.
It looks like the Crysis 2 multiplayer videos have started to find their way to net with just days to go until launch. With all of the negative press surrounding Crysis 2′s release you may find yourself stuck between PC fans crying about features from Crysis that weren’t included in the sequel, and PS3 fans crying about graphics.
Crysis 2 has been receiving a ton of negative press leading up to its release. First, the demo for the PS3 version of the game came way late to the party. To some it signaled a problem with that version of the game, and that’s before IGN came out and called it flat out bad.
The Nanosuit in Crysis 2 is a powerful centerpiece of the game. Chocked full of abilities both seen and unseen at first glance. Your more prominent features like the abilty to dash, slide, and air stomping enemies are front and center.
The Crysis 2 Experience is a set of videos that showcase the strengths of Crytek’s upcoming shooter, Crysis 2. Sporadically released over the last few weeks we’ve compiled the series here for you to watch. The Crysis 2 Experience starts off with early gameplay from the campaign in Episode 1. The gameplay shown is from the Xbox 360 version of the game.
Sequel to one of the greatest PC shooters ever, Crysis 2 offers console players their first taste of Crytek’s unique shooter gameplay. Featuring futuristic war, gorgeous destruction and the chance to kick alien butt on the grandest stage of all, New York City, Crysis 2 is destined at the least to equal its predecessor, if not surpass it. Additional features include: challenging AI enemies in the single player campaign, 12-player support online, new and improved upgradable Nanosuit 2 technology and more.
There’s been some controversy brewing regarding the PS3 and Xbox 360 version of Crysis 2. PlayStation 3 users might be getting the short end of the stick again when Crysis 2 releases next week. First spotted by IGN when playing the PS3 version of the ...
When Crysis originally launched a few years back, the game was more of a myth than anything. Sure you could play Crysis, but you couldn’t really play Crysis unless you had a very powerful computer. And even then, you might have some issues.
The Crysis 2 Demo is now available for download for on PSN. PlayStation 3 users get a chance to test drive the nanosuit before Crysis 2 releases next week. Weighing in at around 1.5GB it’ll take you a few minutes to download the demo, but I took it for a spin and everything appeared to be working properly out of the gate.
The latest trailer for Crysis 2 has been released. Title “Be Fast”, it rounds out the Crysis 2 manta. Be Strong, Be Fast, Be Invisible, Be The Weapon.
Crysis 2 is getting ready to release in just a couple of weeks, which gives you plenty of time to get started in learning the maps for the game’s multiplayer portion. Partly released by Crytek and partly with the help of teh internet, we pieced together what you can expect come March 22nd when Crysis 2 goes live for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.
Crysis 2 is launching with a pretty comprehensive multiplayer component for those of you that haven’t had a chance to play the demo. Crytek has guided us through the progression of multiplayer, from unlocking weapons, to armor suit abilities, and now dog tag collection, perks, and skill assessments.
Crytek is readying the release of Crysis 2 on the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 but last week at GDC the developer showcased the tools that are behind the upcoming shooter. If you had any doubts that CryEngine 3 is technological marvel, take a look at the latest trailer from Crytek for CryEngine 3.
The Crysis 2 demo has been out and about for a while now, and many have had the chance to examine the multiplayer gameplay of the upcoming shooter. Prior to starting up the demo, you are shown the multiplayer briefing.
When playing Crysis 2 multiplayer you will earn points to be spent on unlockable items, as first person shooters go, you unlock new guns to be used with predetermined or created classes. You can modify things like your rates of fire, weapon type, and loadouts.
PlayStation 3 fans have been left out in the cold when it comes to the upcoming release of Crysis 2. The Xbox 360 has had a demo, then a re-release of the demo, PC users have had their chance with the game currently, and PS3 owners have gotten nothing but promises about a forthcoming opportunity to go hands on with the game.
Crysis 2 will not be featuring any Move functionality when the game releases later this month. A developer at Crytek claimed that the technology “isn’t quite there yet”.
Nathan Camarillo the Executive Producer for Crysis 2 recently gave a multiplayer tips and strategy session for Gamespot at the EA GDC event. In the multiplayer strategy session Camarillo gave some nice tips for the stealthy Crysis 2 player.